Northern Plains Indian Beaded Double-Sided Knife Sheath

Northern Plains Indian double-sided bead decorated knife sheath, Cheyenne or Sioux with a bone handled trade blade knife.  Circa 1870's.  Exceptional color palette with repeating hour glass design motifs that have been described in scholarly literature on American Indian art as a representation of "thunderbirds flying or flapping their wings."  Excellent condition with minor bead loss, cracks and minor losses on bone handle of trade knife.

Dealer Brant Mackley Gallery
Date: 1870's
Origin Northern Plains, United States
Artist/Maker Cheyenne or Sioux
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price $5,800
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